Mompha divisella - Lot Moths and Butterflies - species in Las Descargues, the Lot, France
drawing of a moth

MOMPHIDAE

Las Descargues, 1 August 2015
Mompha divisella Adult

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© Robin Howard

Mompha divisella Herrich-Schaffer, [1854]

Wingspan: 10-13mm

A univoltine species emerging in early August then on the wing until early May after a period of hibernation.

Larvae feed in the main stem of the smaller species of Epilobium producing a gall where they pupate.

 

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